Harris Trobman

Harris Trobman is a Project Specialist for Green Infrastructure in the Center for Sustainable Development + Resilience. Trobman is responsible for teaching, conducting research, and program extension work related to green infrastructure and urban sustainability in the District.

Trobman specializes in restoration of urban systems, with a concentration on diverse and complex systems.  Trobman also has an affinity for socially responsive design, community engagement, landscape architecture, urban design, and horticulture. In particular, his interests focus on food and water. Trobman’s work investigates the adoption and impacts of green infrastructure and urban food systems to help to meet the unprecedented 21st century human health and natural resource challenges. Trobman was named one of only three prestigious National Olmsted Scholar Finalists by the Landscape Architecture Foundation and he and his teammates placed first in the 2014 EPA Rain-works Demonstration Project.  Trobman earned a Master’s of Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design from Delaware Valley University.